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College of Management and Human Potential: Certificates:
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems (Semester)

Graduate Certificate in Information Systems

This program is not currently accepting new students. Current students must complete their programs of study in accordance with Walden’s Time-to-Degree Completion policies.

For students beginning their program prior to February 26, 2024.

This four-course certificate program enables students to learn the basic programming, networking, and database design and management skills required to enter the fields of information systems and information technology. Students explore IT’s role in organizations, relational database systems and accepted practices in data modeling and database design, and object-oriented programming. Credits in this certificate program may be applied toward the MS in Information Technology or Master of Information Systems Management programs.

Certificate Requirements

  • 12 total semester credits


Course Sequence

The recommended course sequence is as follows:

Semester Course Credits
Semester 1

ITEC 6111 - Information Technology in the Organization

3 semester credits

ITEC 6115 - Computer Networking and Operating Systems

3 semester credits
Semester 2

ITEC 6030 - Principles of Programming

3 semester credits

ITEC 6145 - Enterprise Database Design

3 semester credits